Originally Posted by diylady
I recently purchased a new home and I was wondering do i need to prime before I paint the walls?? Some people I asked said yes some said yes because the primer used by the builder is bad and some said no!!
New construction (fresh bare drywall) = Always prime 1st.
If it has alrady been primed, it should be fine.
If you have doubts about the builder's priming job, paint (with your finish paint) one small wall near a sunny window and let it dry. If it looks fine, then paint away....